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Open Classes courses are electives offered in the Master of Library and Information Science and Master of Archives and Records Administration programs at the San José State University School of Information. Most of the electives offered in the master's degree programs are available through the Open Classes program on a space available basis. Courses are offered during the fall, spring, and summer sessions. Course selection and faculty vary each session.

Fall 2017 class topics include: Cybersecurity, Design Thinking, XML, Globalization and Information, Big Data Analytics and Management, Health Informatics, Information Governance, Digital Asset Management, Maps and GIS, Storytelling, Medical Librarianship, Historical Research -- among many other exciting topics.The window to request classes for fall 2017 Open Classes will be from July 10th  at 8 am Pacific, through Aug. 11th at 5 pm Pacific. The list of fall classes is available now.

Most of the 60+ electives offered in the MLIS and MARA graduate programs are available through the i.School Open Classes program.